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A lot of people will point to the Texans as a classic case of peaking too early. After an 11-1 start, they finished 1-3 and dropped all the way down the 3rd seed. After a less than impressive win over the Bengals in the post-season, they lost convincingly in New England to the Patriots. However, their problems started well before the final 4 weeks of the regular season and the post-season. Their schedule just got harder.
From week 5 on, they beat the Jets by 6, got blown out at home by the Packers, blew out the Ravens (their only really impressive game), beat the Bills by 12, beat the Bears by 7, which looked more impressive at the time than it was, especially since Jay Cutler didn’t even make it to halftime. Then they won in overtime against both the Jaguars and Lions and beat the Titans by 14 before their final 4 games, where they played 4 playoff teams, New England, Minnesota, and the Colts twice, losing 3 times by double digits.
What happened week 5? Well, against the Jets, stu...
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The Texans blew their chance at the top seed in the playoffs following a huge collapse, where do they go now?
Here is my first look at the NFL Draft. There are a lot of teams that need quarterbacks this year. The problem, there are not enough QB's in the draft.
I expect to see teams trying to trade down, will they have any takers?
1. Chiefs - Bjoern...
Houston Texans tight end Owen Daniels has been added to the AFC roster for this Sunday's Pro Bowl.
Daniels will make his second Pro Bowl appearance (2008) and becomes the ninth Texan chosen this season. Left tackle Duane Brown, running back Arian Foster, receiver Andre Johnson, cornerback Johnathan Joseph, center Chris Myers, quarterback Matt Schaub, left guard Wade Smith and...
When the Houston Texans were sitting at 11-1 and looking ready to smash every expectation set for them before the season, I pictured that this season review would end up a lot differently than it will now. With the way the last six weeks of the 2012 campaign went, it was like a tale of two teams. But in being the same roster and the same team, Houston fizzled the last quarter of...
According to Pro Football Weekly the Texans are expected to make retaining FS Glover Quin a priority this offseason.
Houston is entering the free agency period with at least five starters set to become unrestricted free agents. He is considered by many as smart, with good leadership skills and the ability to defend both the run and pass.
Quin, 27, has become a full time starter...
Hindsight is 20-20 and for the Houston Texans the 2012 cap situation put the team in some bad spots, and forced their hand to make some moves. We understand in a perfect world you want to keep everyone, but this is the NFL and there has to be moves made for the greater good of the organization.
We list the top five moves that if the Texans could re-do they would at least take a look...
Team needs and impending free agents for the Houston Texans.
It’s that time of year where the draft season starts taking over and sets the tone for the upcoming 2013 season for the Houston Texans. With speculation and projections for the upcoming draft prospects it will be a long ride until late April and the 2013 NFL Draft.
The Texans are picking 27th overall and have at least 10 picks in the draft, due to compensation picks from lost free...
Texans tight end Owen Daniels was named to the AFC squad as an injury replacement for the upcoming Pro Bowl, the team announced Monday.
Daniels will be filling in for New England's Rob Gronkowski, who fractured his left forearm during the Patriots' 41-28 victory over the Texans in the AFC Divisional Playoffs on Jan. 13.
This will be the second career Pro Bowl nod for...
Here is a list of players the Houston Texans have started gathering information from at the 2013 Senior Bowl.
The #Texans and every NFL teams mission during this draft time. Talk to as many prospects as they can. 150, the # given to @shanephallam.
— PDS (@PatDStat) January 20, 2013
According to @alexdunlapnfl the #Texans scouts are having a good deal of dialogue with ...